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About the Port of Oakland



Government agency:

Independent department of the City of Oakland


Seven commissioners nominated by the Mayor and appointed by the City Council

Executive Director:

Chris Lytle

Revenue sources:

Self-funded, occasional federal/state grant funding, no tax revenue

Business lines:

Commercial Real Estate


We are stewards of public assets. We lead our seaport, airport and commercial real estate businesses in a fiscally sound and socially beneficial way.


Growth with Care


Adopted Marine Air Quality Improvement Plan in 2009 to reduce health risk from diesel emissions 85 percent by 2020; better than 75 percent of the way to goal



Annual operating revenue:

$358.7 million Fiscal Year 2017

Jobs generated:

73,000 (Northern California)


530 Water St. Oakland, CA 94607

Oakland Seaport:

  • 1,300 acres
  • 6 marine terminals
  • 33 ship-to-shore cranes
  • More than 2.4 million TEUs annually
  • 21 shipping lines

Oakland International Airport:

  • 2,400 acres
  • 12 airlines
  • 62 nonstop destinations
  • More than 13 million passengers annually

Commercial Real Estate Holdings:

  • 850 acres
  • 100 tenants
  • 3 million visitors annually

About the Port of Oakland

The Port of Oakland oversees the Oakland seaport, Oakland International Airport, and 20 miles of waterfront including Jack London Square. Together with its business partners, the Port supports more than 73,000 jobs in the region and nearly 827,000 jobs across the United States. Connect with the Port of Oakland and Oakland International Airport through Facebook, or with the Port on Twitter, YouTube, and at www.portofoakland.com.

About Oakland International Airport

Oakland International is the fourth busiest airport in California and second busiest in the San Francisco Bay Area. Serving over 13 million travelers annually, OAK is the closest airport to the region’s top business and tourism venues. It is also the closest airport for most local residents. Oakland’s air service roster to over 50 nonstop destinations is offered on 14 different airline brands – seven of which operate with OAK as their sole gateway into the San Francisco Bay region. The vision of Oakland International Airport is to offer customers a world-class experience and be the airport of choice for Bay Area residents and visitors alike. OAK is operated by The Port of Oakland, which also oversees the Oakland seaport and 20 miles of waterfront. Together with its business partners, the Port supports more than 73,000 jobs in the region and nearly 827,000 jobs across the United States. For up-to-the-minute departure and arrival information, airport maps, and details on shopping, dining, transportation, and more, visit www.oaklandairport.com. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.